NBA: Kia Community Assist Award

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Beginning today, fans can vote for the season long Kia Community Assist Award.  Voting runs through May 17.  This prestigious award recognizes the NBA player who best exhibits the passion the league and its players strive for in giving back to communities. The award will be based on votes by fans, for the first time, [...]

Grizzlies, Buccaneers, Pirates

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May 6-May 12, 2012 1st Gold Star: Memphis Grizzlies Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay was the recipient of the Kia Community Assist Award for April in recognition of his outstanding efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work. Kia and the NBA honored Gay in part for his ongoing support of St. [...]

Grizzlies forward Gay receives award

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The NBA has announced Memphis Grizzlies forward Rudy Gay is the recipient of the Kia Community Assist Award for the month April.  The award recognizes Gay for his efforts in the community and his ongoing philanthropic and charitable work. During the month of April Gay, who wears number 22, made a donation of $22,222.22 to [...]

Mike Miller Foundation

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Player:  Mike Miller Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Orlando Magic, Memphis Grizzlies, Minnesota Timberwolves, Washington Wizards, Miami Heat Website:  Mike Miller Foundation Mission/Info (Via the website):  The Mike Miller Foundation’s mission is to provide aid to disadvantaged or disabled children and to encourage children to have a healthy lifestyle. The Mike Miller Foundation has donated over 1.5 million [...]

The Jamaal Tinsley Foundation

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Player:  Jamaal Tinsley Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz Website:  The Jamaal Tinsley Foundation Mission/Info (Via the Website):  As a child raised in Brooklyn, New York Jamaal was faced an enormous amount of distractions the streets had to offer. Deviating from his plight as a youngster he knows a positive role model or [...]

The Ronnie Brewer Foundation

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Player:  Ronnie Brewer Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Utah Jazz, Memphis Grizzlies, Chicago Bulls Website:  The Ronnie Brewer Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website):  The Ronnie Brewer Foundation was established in 2009.  Ronnie Brewer commits himself to giving back to his community.  Through his involvement in charitable events, it is Ronnie’s hope that he can be used as an [...]

Shane Battier: The Battier Take Charge Foundation

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Player:  Shane Battier Sport:  Basketball, NBA Team:  Memphis Grizzlies, Houston Rockets, Miami Heat Website:  The Battier Take Charge Foundation Mission/Info:(Via the website):  As a leader on and off the court, Shane Battier firmly believes that the future of our youth rests in higher education.  The Battier Take Charge Foundation, established by Shane and Heidi, is dedicated to [...]